'Mad Max: Fury Road' Edges Out 'Pitch Perfect 2' for First Place on WednesdayMay 21, 2015 06:50 AM

by BoxOffice Staff

Warner Bros. reports that Mad Max: Fury Road grabbed $3.93 million yesterday as it moved back into first place after yielding to Pitch Perfect 2 on Tuesday. The action franchise revival continues to benefit from strong word of mouth and reviews, and has tallied $59.72 million through its first six days -- 6 percent ahead of 300: Rise of an Empire.

In second place, Pitch Perfect 2 added $3.87 million on Wednesday, giving the smash sequel a domestic total of $83.58 million through six days of release. The film is performing 35 percent ahead of the pace of last year's Neighbors.

Avengers: Age of Ultron claimed third yesterday with $2.33 million for a 46 percent week-to-week drop. The Marvel sequel's domestic haul stands at $380.8 million through 20 days of release, 10 percent ahead of Iron Man 3 and 19 percent behind the first Avengers.

In fourth, Hot Pursuit was off 47 percent from last Wednesday to $0.45 million yesterday. The comedy's total stands at $24.98 million.

Filling out the top five, The Age of Adaline eased 35 percent from last week to $0.33 million on Wednesday. Its total is now $38.07 million.

Daily Domestic Gross Sat, Apr. 30 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Apr. 30 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$8,508,6369%3,133--$2,716$16,337,3961Disney
2The Interpreter$6,605,56261%2,7646$2,390$40,029,1102Universal
3XXX: State of the Union$5,432,82530%3,480--$1,561$9,612,7351Sony / Columbia
4The Amityville Horror (2005)$3,479,18737%3,058-265$1,138$52,981,9483MGM
5Sahara (2005)$2,743,42273%3,112-88$882$55,510,2314Paramount
6A Lot Like Love$2,227,83922%2,5020$890$13,525,6452Disney
7Fever Pitch (2005)$1,723,75859%2,192-683$786$35,591,7134Fox
8Kung Fu Hustle$1,456,13652%2,440-63$597$11,540,2064Sony Pictures Classics
10Guess Who$1,018,95059%1,863-621$547$64,946,4156Sony / Columbia